Anatoly Karlin presents a no-holds barred and politically incorrect comparison of life in the two countries
At the tail end of the Cold War, there was an incredible atmosphere of Americanophilia throughout the USSR, including amongst Russians
A Ukrainian nationalist movement which is politically increasingly in the ascendant has unveiled a manifesto which underscores its growing flight from reality.
The Ukrainian coal blockade is widely rumoured to reflect a power struggle between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the Dnepropetrovsk based oligarch Igor Kolomoysky.
Russian reaction to Donald Trump's arrival as US President is cautious, with Moscow wary after unhappy previous experiences of making concessions it may come to regret...